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Spatially resolved and bulk zinc analysis in biological samples of patients at different stages of Alzheimer's disease by high resolution inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
One hypothesis that has gained considerable attention in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is trace element toxicity, and various elements, including zinc, have become the foci of renewed interest. The first ...
Evaluating the suitability of the human toenail as a biomonitor for manganese status: the one source cohort
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Numerous studies have demonstrated that the human toenail is a reliable biomonitor for the intake of Se and other elements. The objective of this study was to evaluate the hypothesis that Mn intake is reflected in toenail ...